Come home to Humsafar! Where your identity is a reason for pride, not a reason to hide.

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“The Humsafar Trust is the oldest LGBTQ organization in India. It was founded by three gay men at a time when there was no talk and no national level movement for LGBTQ human rights. It is one of the leading organizations covering the spectrum of sexual minorities in India.”

Testimonials

  • Personally Humsafar has been a family to me, a true companion in journey where I have met people I hold close to my heart, get inspired by. Professionally, Humsafar is one of the few few organisations that has created an ethos that works best for the pursuit of equal rights. You can compare this ethos with that of a family, where despite being a trouble child, or having siblings that make your life hell, or parents who seem to have all the unreasonable expectations from you making you wish to rebel, you can count on it to be there for you during some of the worst phases of your life and stand by your side for some of the most meaningful struggles you decide to undertake. There is a method in the madness here and at the end of the day, every one of us find a space to be ourselves.

    Shwetambera Humsafar family
  • I know that each one of you at Humsafar has strived very hard to reach this enviable position. I look at it as a small baby which required lots of attention from friends & colleagues in early eighties.. Starting from working at sion hospital, you brought so many feathers to your cap to introduce a well-set clinic at your office. So many research projects, annual surveillances, and important ICMR Projects. You are grown-up now . With maturity comes responsibility which you have accepted in humility. God bless Humsafar!!!!!! I will always be by your side.

    Dr. Hemangi Jerajani Former Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology, LTM Medical College & LTM general Hospital, Sion

Current Status

HST currently manages 3 projects on prevention, care, support and treatment reaching out to over 7500 MSM and Transgender in Mumbai Metro. HST has strong linkages with public health systems in Mumbai and has strongly embedded ART services in the ART centres of Mumbai. HST also provides legal support, crisis management, mental health counselling and nutrition counselling to its communities.

Our Initiatives

HST is convener member of Integrated Network for Sexual Minorities (INFOSEM) the national level network of sexual minorities in India since 2003.HST has nurtured a youth LGBT group Yaariyan (Friendships) and Umang (Joy) for LBT persons, Kinnar Asmita that represent TG and Hijra community and Sanjeevani for MSM and TG living with HIV. HST has set up CONNECT, A National Online Resource Center that will connect LGBTQ communities worldwide.

CONNECT :
A LGBTQ National Online Resource Center

OUR PROJECTS

Health

Advocacy

Capacity Building

Research

Our Initiatives

Umang

Yaariyan

Sanjeevani

Connect

Likho

Bombay Dost

INFOSEM

Credit Society

Our Support